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Alumnus brings new twist to old favorite

Written By Kelli Murphy
June 29, 2016
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Ever since the 1930s, the salsa has quickly gone from becoming the meeting point between Spanish and African culture to a worldwide phenomenon, starting in Cuba and traveling with rhythmic movements and upbeat melodies to the United States.As of last Monday, Point Park University played host to this un...

Alumnus returns to Pittsburgh in ‘Sister Act’

Written By Kim Roberts
June 29, 2016
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 When Point Park University alumnus E. Clayton Cornelious won a role in the Pittsburgh Playhouse's production of "Brigadoon" in 1995, he knew he was doing something right. As an African-American playing the role of a Scottish groom, Cornelious knew the atypical casting choice was a reflection on hi...

Annual performance brings talent to Byham stage

Written By Nicole Chynoweth
June 29, 2016
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Throughout Zachary Kapeluck's 16 years of dancing, he has wanted to perform with the Hubbard Street Dance company of Chicago because of its prestige and its members' talent. "It's always been a dream of mine," Kapeluck said in an interview last Wednesday in Lawrence Hall. On February 24, 25 and 26...

Annual St. Patrick’s parade gives Downtown taste of ‘Celtic heritage’

Written By Richelle Szypulski
June 29, 2016
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After catching a green, beaded necklace, a young boy declared to his parents, "I'm a leprechaun! Watch my dance!" as he burst into his rendition of an Irish jig.Another set of tossed beads overshot the crowd and slid into a storm drain, causing a potentially intoxicated young woman to scream, "No!"  ...

Pop culture collides with the obscure at Tekko

Pop culture collides with the obscure at Tekko

Written By Eddie Trizzino
March 30, 2016
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photo courtesy of Tekko marketing and communications department  A group of cosplayers gathers outside the David L. Lawrence Convention Center last year. Thousands of people bring different characters to life from anime to video games by creating costumes. A crowd of Japanese culture enthusiasts and ...

Slow Clap improv club gears up for comedy jam

Slow Clap improv club gears up for comedy jam

Written By Eddie Trizzino
March 16, 2016
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It may be hard for some people to find ways to relieve the stress that comes with being in the middle of a college semester. For others, all they need is a laugh which they can get with one simple ingredient: jam. Point Park University’s premier improv squad, Slow Clap, will host an improv jam o...

Slow Clap improv club gears up for comedy jam

Slow Clap improv club gears up for comedy jam

Written By Eddie Trizzino
March 16, 2016
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It may be hard for some people to find ways to relieve the stress that comes with being in the middle of a college semester. For others, all they need is a laugh which they can get with one simple ingredient: jam. Point Park University’s premier improv squad, Slow Clap, will host an improv jam o...

March unites Pittsburgers, ‘Burghers for Bernie’

March unites Pittsburgers, ‘Burghers for Bernie’

Written By Iain Oldman
March 9, 2016
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photo by Shayna Mendez Amanda Horn, sophomore economics & finance major and Maia Gilmour, sophomore psychology major jam out to music played at the rally before the start of the speeches supporting Bernie Sanders in Market Square on Feb. 27. In preparation for Pennsylvania’s April ...

Go beyond a single photo with slideshows

Go beyond a single photo with slideshows

Written By Sample Staff Member, Staff Writer
December 30, 2013
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Slideshows are built by uploading multiple photos to a story. Follow the steps below to make a slideshow that goes with any story. When adding/editing a story, click on the Add Media button above the main story box. In the window that opens, click on Upload Files and upload from your computer all...

Take your stories beyond the text

Take your stories beyond the text

Written By Sample Staff Member
December 29, 2013
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Stories don't have to be for just the written word any more. Using some of the SNO FLEX features you can add embeddable objects, pull quotes, related story links, and videos all right along side the story text.  Check it out on the SNO help site: http://v5.help.snosites.com/add-content/story-features/

Use social media to increase readership

Use social media to increase readership

Written By Sample Staff Member, Staff Writer
December 29, 2013
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Social media platforms are the best way to drive traffic to your new site. So, set up a Facebook Fan Page, and get your audience to like your publication. Even add a Facebook Like Box to your website to increase your audience.  Then when you publish a story, add a link and teaser on your Facebook...

Customize the look and feel of your site

Customize the look and feel of your site

December 21, 2013
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The look and feel of this site is created by a combination of style and layout choices. To help get you started, your site came with a preselected style, but you can change this preset style to create a different baseline look. You can change the fonts, background, general appearance, and even your...

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